What is a noun and how it is used? Find out in this short, computer animated video. The following concepts will be briefly covered: Definition of a noun, sentence parts, proper use of nouns and examples of nouns. The video has a 10 question, fill in the blank quiz at the end.
MAS.961 Special Topics: Designing Sociable Media (MIT)
This project-based course explores new design strategies for social interaction in the computer mediated world. Through weekly readings and design assignments we will examine topics such as: Data-based portraiture Depicting growth, change and the passage of time Visualizing conversations, crowds, and networks Interfaces for the connected city Mobile social technologies The course emphasizes developing visual and interactive literacy.
Re-conceptualising ICT in geography teaching
This paper is concerned with the ways in which ICT is conceptualised in geography education in England. Our argument is that the way ICT has been conceptualised in school geography is clearly linked to a particular view of geography as a subject, one based on ideas of positivist and empiricist science. Other views of geographical knowledge based on humanist and realist approaches to science have been neglected. In this paper we describe this dominant approach, and suggest how these features are
Newsreel - Kennedy speech: Peace Corps [3-13-1961]
News broadcast announcing Kennedy's creation of the Peace Corps.
New Social Media Site for Teachers
The WatchKnowLearn tour bus has made it to the sunshine state! Watch this news segment from Tallahassee, FL where Dr. Joe Thomas is shown training teachers at Buck Lake Elementary School and students can be seen enjoying a video on the website.
Scientists claim to have created first manmade cell
This is from Fox and explains the ramifications of a manmade cell. The newscast shows the many possible uses how manmade bacteria can be used to help society. A good way to show students what the future may hold.
Teachers Demonstrate Effective Descriptive Feedback to Their Class Using Moon Journals-Part 1 of 2
Using appropriate and respectful vocabulary, two teachers share their own moon journals and give each other feedback. Students deepen their appreciation of the value of descriptive feedback and gain insight into how to give and receive descriptive feedback. They reflect on the demonstration and co-create success criteria for effective feedback sessions. This is a great teaching resource to enhance a writing curriculum and to create a literacy rich environment. The teachers provide
Screen Play: Children and Computing in the Home
This book provides a theoretical analysis of young children's use of the computer out of school. It drew upon the Interactive Education Project's student questionnaire data. Section 1. Introduction 1. The ScreenPlay project 2. Setting the scene: Patterns of computer use in the home Section 2. The domestic context 3. Computer histories, computer roles in the home 4. The computer in family life Section 3. Young people's computer use in the home 5. The digital landscape: Games and information navig
" 3-D Shapes I Know"- A Song With Real-Life Examples
This computer-animated video contains a lively song which identifies the 3-D shapes ( sphere, cylinder, cube, and cone) and shows real-life examples of each. ( 3:18)
La asignatura se inscribe en el plan de estudios integrada en la materia de Tecnología de la Comunicación con el objetivo de abordar los fundamentos teóricos y prácticos que subyacen en las tecnologías productivas de carácter profesional implantadas en el sector comunicativo y la industria audiovisual. Para ello, se analizan en profundidad los sistemas tecnológicos audiovisuales contemporáneos y se realiza un acercamiento práctico a las rutinas operativas comunes al funcionamiento de lo
Music Video: Veronica Jackson: Bossy -r-
Listen to how Bossy -r- changes the sounds of vowels. The goal for this segment is r-controlled vowels. (3min)
Using the Web to do Social Science
Duncan Watts discusses how the Internet is beginning to lift a long-time constraint of social science research on emergent collective behaviour: the difficulty of measuring interactions between people, at scale, over time, while also observing behaviour. Social science is often concerned with the emergence of collective behavior out of the interactions of large numbers of individuals; but in this regard it has long suffered from a severe measurement problem - namely that interactions between peo
ePartogram Labor Monitor
The Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation in the department for Biomedical Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering hosts its annual Design Day to showcase student research.
Why Does Water Rise?
This short video shows an experiment where water is drawn up into a container as the oxygen is burned off. The water rises because they're heating up the air inside the beaker. As the heat went out, the air pressure start pushing the water up. the beaker exploded because it had so much force, that it bounced on the table. Run time 03:59.
ARQUITECTURA, CINE Y LITERATURA: LA SEDUCCI?N DE LA GEOMETR?A
?Estamos presenciando un nuevo paradigma hacia otra forma de concebir la matem?tica?. El presente ensayo pretende indagar, a trav?s del an?lisis y discusiones sobre diferentes obras literarias, cinematogr?ficas y proyectos arquitect?nicos, cl?sicos y contempor?neos, la relaci?n entre la arquitectura y la literatura a partir de las estructuras matem?ticas que los sustentan y c?mo estas se han modificado o evolucionado a partir de los cambios tecnol?gicos de las ?ltimas d?cadas. Relacionaremos la
21L.016 Learning from the Past: Drama, Science, Performance (MIT)
This class explores the creation (and creativity) of the modern scientific and cultural world through study of western Europe in the 17th century, the age of Descartes and Newton, Shakespeare, Milton and Ford. It compares period thinking to present-day debates about the scientific method, art, religion, and society. This team-taught, interdisciplinary subject draws on a wide range of literary, dramatic, historical, and scientific texts and images, and involves theatrical experimentation as well
Traveling by Taxi (Viajando en Taxi)
This video presents vocabulary to be used when traveling by taxi. The phrases are presented in English and some time is given before the Spanish phrase is given. The words and phrases are written on the screen.
11.204 Planning, Communications, and Digital Media (MIT)
This course focuses on methods of digital visualization and communication and their application to planning issues. Lectures will introduce a variety of methods for describing or representing a place and its residents, for simulating changes, for presenting visions of the future, and for engaging multiple actors in the process of guiding action. Through a series of laboratory exercises, students will apply these methods in the construction of a web-based portfolio. The portfolio is not only the
Barack Obama Campaigns for Health Care Reform: Newport News, Virginia
Barack Obama spoke about changing health care in America in Newport News, Virginia on October 4, 2008.
Rufous Hummingbird--An Overview
This short video gives excellent real life footage of Rufous Hummingbirds. Students will enjoy the close up views of this amazing bird. Described as one of the feistiest hummingbirds in North America, the rufous hummingbird (Selasphorus rufus) is well-known for its aggressive defence of flowers and feeders, even against species many times its own size. It is a relatively small and compact species, with short wings, a tail that tapers to a point, and a slender, straight, black bill. This is